Nazi Crimes on Trial
'Dachau Trials'
Trials by U.S. Army Courts in Europe 1945 - 1948

File Number: US177
Review Date:
471211
Case Number:
12-2013 & 12-1968-1 (US vs. Oskar Wilhelm Koch)
Crime Category:
War Crimes
Accused:
Koch, Oskar Wilhelm - Acquittal + 10 Years
Court:
General Military Government Court at Dachau, Germany 470925-471001
Country where the crime had been committed:
Germany
Crime Location:
Bad Schwalbach, Kemel
Crime Date:
450203, 450210
Victim:
POW's
Nationality:
British, American
Agency:
Volkssturm, District Leader
Subject of the proceeding:
A surrendered and unarmed English flyer, who had been captured, was shot and killed by a German policeman who reported that the flyer attempted to escape. While escorting a captured American flyer, accused Heinrich Otte (see US169) shot and killed the airman, stating that he killed the flyer in accordance to orders issued to him by his superior, accused Koch